Tyrihans Slåtten, Op.202 (Teilman, Christian)

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Publisher. Info. Christiania: Carl Warmuth, n.d.[1893]. Plate C.W. 1886.
Misc. Notes See Norsk bogfortegnelse. From the Warmuth plate list, could be a later, 1896 print whereas 1893 is the first edition?... (CW table revised. No issue now.)
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Work Title Tyrihans Slåtten
Alternative. Title
Composer Teilman, Christian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.202
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ICT 84
Key C major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
First Publication. 1893
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation piano

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Does Slåtten mean folksong or folk-dance as well as (in Swedish) mowing?

Answer: In all Nordic languages, 'slå' is a verb meaning strike or hit; in this context equivalent to strike up or start playing. In Norwegian, present perfect 'slått' has been turned into a noun denoting a traditional fiddle tune. The ending -en is the definite article. -- The Norwegian fairytale figure Tyrihans or Askeladden is the lad who wins the princess because he knows the right answers to all the intricate questions she asks - some sort of an ancient Will You Be A Millionaire winner. -- Norwegian9